Posts Tagged ‘Mt. Pleasant’

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Our latest issue is on stands today, and our cover story dives deep into the Lamont [...]

Photos: Friday, Three Things

Mt. Pleasant Street NW, January 25
 

Photo: Likely Voters

Precinct 40, Bancroft Elementary School, 1700 block of Newton Street NW, Nov. 6, 2012.

Photo: Sparrow

Mt. Pleasant. © 2011 Michael W. Hicks

Did D.C. Cops Know How to Deal With Mt. Pleasant Standoff?

A bad day in Mt. Pleasant left Jean E. Louis dead. Louis was fatally shot Tuesday after a Metropolitan Police Department "Emergency Response Team" broke an hours-long standoff, and Louis lunged at an officer with a sharpened object, according to reports.
The episode raises, not for the first time, some questions about whether MPD [...]

Photos: Sunday in the Alley

Mount Pleasant, April 24

Tonight: Jesus Will Be Carried Through Streets of Columbia Heights, Mt. Pleasant

It's Good Friday and that means Shrine of the Sacred Heart church on 16th and Park will do the traditional procession through Mt. Pleasant and Columbia Heights. The procession begins at the church at 8:30 p.m. Darrow Montgomery has a great set of photos from last year's procession, but it's worth seeing for yourself.

Photo: Man Crossing Legs

Mt. Pleasant Street NW, April 17

I Sing of the Census 2: Electric Boogaloo

Following this morning's post about D.C. songs relevant to the Census data released last week, we've come up with a few more, thanks in part to suggestions by commenters. Add your own in the comments below!
Song: "Welcome to D.C."
Artist: Mambo Sauce
Year: 2007
Relevance: High. The Census found 20,000 new residents had moved to the District between [...]

The Needle: Congress Strikes Back Edition

Who Needs a Vote?: The Tea Party's rallying cry all of last year was, "No taxation without representation!" So it's somewhat mysterious that among the first moves the Tea Party-powered Republican House did today was to strip D.C. of the mostly symbolic representation we get for our tax dollars, voting down a resolution by Del. [...]

The Needle: No Snow For You Edition

Nomageddon: The East Coast is virtually paralyzed today, crippled by snow from Boston to Raleigh, N.C. Except here in the District, where we got the cold and the wind that accompanied all the snow, but nothing else. Since we're willing to bet a high percentage of people in the region have new snow shovels this [...]

October: The Month In Photos

This Week’s Page Three Photo

1600 Block of Newton Street NW, October 31

Photos: Halloween, the House on the Corner

Mount Pleasant, October 31

D.C. Elites Win the Dawn!

Great news, Washingtonians: It's boom time here!
That, at least, is the argument Politico (er, sorry, POLITICO) has plastered all over its homepage this morning, breathlessly heralding the results of a survey 1,011 Americans and "227 Washington, D.C., Elites." The poll, taken by Mark Penn, finds the D.C. elites think the country is doing much better [...]

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